IB Diploma students exceed global averages once again for the 2019/20 academic year For the 2019/20 academic year, our schools achieved a diploma pass rate of 96.9%, well above the global average of 77.4% last year. This is also significantly higher than Nord Anglia’s pass rate last year of 91.7%. Also, a total of 14 Nord Anglia schools had a perfect 100% pass rate.
We are extremely proud to share that our students achieved exceptional results in this year’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), significantly exceeding global averages. This means that hundreds of students have achieved the results they needed to secure their place at some of the world’s best universities.
For the 2019/20 academic year, our schools achieved a diploma pass rate of 96.9%, well above the global average of 77.4% last year. This is also significantly higher than Nord Anglia’s pass rate last year of 91.7%. Also, a total of 14 Nord Anglia schools had a perfect 100% pass rate.
Our global point average of 34.4 was higher than the IB global average of 31.38 points, widening the gap between our schools and other IB schools around the world. This marks the seventh consecutive year that Nord Anglia schools have outperformed global average scores by more than 10%. Our point average was also 1.5 points higher than last year’s average of 32.9, marking the strongest set of IB results in our history.
We are delighted to share that 15.8% of our 1,386 IB candidates achieved 40 points and above — the level of attainment required to gain admission to the world's best universities such as Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Stanford.
Several Nord Anglia schools around the world recorded stand-out averages as well. For example, Nord Anglia International School Dubai recorded a 38.6 average diploma score and British International School, Ho Chi Minh City recorded an average of 38.1. This was closely followed by our Charlotte school with an average of 38.0. Bravo to these students!
The good news continues with our IB results. Six of our students received a perfect score of 45, with one at International College Spain Madrid, another in Nord Anglia International School Dubai, and one at BIS Ho Chi Minh City. Our Oakridge schools also added a new feather in their cap of academic achievements with three students achieving the perfect score.
These students are Maanav, who will be studying Computer Science and Business at Berkeley; Veda, who will be enrolling at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study Business; and Vaishnav, who will join the University of Pennsylvania. A huge congratulations to all our graduates in the class of 2020 and IBDP achievers for a job well done this year!